Brits embrace wellbeing holidays

Did you go away over Easter? Perhaps like many other Brits you made the most...

Aura-photography session – Gwyneth Paltrow treats the team

Last week Gwyneth Paltrow, actress and Editor-in-Chief of goop – an online magazine, booked her...

Mindfulness-for-all: Spirituality, gender and age do not affect effectiveness of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

We are always being told that mindfulness is for everyone – new findings from the...

Healing gifts for Mother’s Day: Reiki and Crystal Healing therapy

Give the gift of energy healing this Mother’s Day with these energy-balancing and restorative complementary...

Ancient chant of OM backed by modern science

Researchers at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow, India have confirmed that...

Study finds acupuncture promising intervention for chronic anxiety

A study published last month in the British Medical Journal, submitted by Hywel Dda University...

Cryotherapy gets LA thumbs up as Mandy Moore hits the deep-freeze

No longer just for professional athletes and those recovering from injury – cryotherapy is the...

Should complementary medicine centres be more critical?

Unsurprisingly, Edzard Ernst, the controversial ‘scourge’ of CAM, says they should. And not only that,...

Happy mind healthy heart? Study finds optimists twice as likely to have healthy hearts than pessimists

Results from a study published earlier this month have demonstrated a strong positive correlation between...

Dalai Lama names peace of mind, hope and affection as the keys to good health

During a talk last week on 13th January at the Presidency University, Calcutta, his Holiness...

The January detox: can reflexology help?

January is detox time. Made cool by new age skinnies – Gwyneth Paltrow style juice...

Make New Year resolutions count with Hypnotherapy

New Year resolutions – we all start out with the best of intentions, but unfortunately...

Body conscious? Fire up your metabolism with herbs and spices

New year, new body. If you’ve piled on the pounds over the festive season, like...

CAM practitioners and smoking – an untapped resource?

A study has launched in the US focusing on the role of CAM practitioners in...

Cupping for coughs and colds

Cupping – immune boosting, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory. This ancient therapy will get your blood pumping...

Superhero elixirs to fight colds

At this time of year everyone either has a cold or is recovering from a...

Health Survey for England findings published

Statistics from the 2013 Health Survey for England were published this week. The findings paint...

Turn the heat up: Three warming essential oils

Cold toes, blocked nose, a-choo! Indulged by a mild winter, the recent sudden drop in...

Homeopaths on Ebola mission rejected by UN officials in Liberia

Could homeopathy have contained the Ebola crisis? A team of four doctors travelled to Liberia...

Cuddles as a commodity: cuddle shops and cuddle workshops gain popularity

A cuddle shop has opened in Portland, Oregon, where customers can purchase one hour of...

Introducing the fascia, it’s time to get acquainted

Fascia is the current buzzword in the health and fitness industry. Nevertheless, for many of...

Parents credit alternative therapies for son overcoming symptoms of severe cerebral palsy

Nolan Rooms, from Queensland, Australia, was born three months premature; at two weeks old he...

Indian Prime Minister calls in Minister of Yoga and Ayurveda

The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has introduced a Minister of Yoga and Ayurveda to...

Workplace floatation tank schemes could reduce sick leave absence

Researchers from Karlstad University in Sweden have found that flotation-REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique) treatments...

Dalai Lama gives thanks to American scientists for leading the world in mindfulness research

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, visited Boston earlier this month to attend the International...

Colouring-in is the new go to therapy for stressed adults

Colouring-in; an activity once only acceptable for the under-fives, is now making a comeback as...

Golden leaves: 5 top spots for Nordic walking

Embrace the great outdoors this autumn with Nordic walking, a form of exercise suitable for...

Get merry the natural way this winter with natural highs

It’s time to face the inevitable…winter is coming. SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) affects approximately 2...

Gwyneth Paltrow seeks counsel with L.A. based Intuitive for spiritual guidance

Gwyneth Paltrow recently described to readers of her blog how she and her team are;...

Warning: This workout may cause harm

Discover why these five current workout trends could be damaging your body We all know...